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Angel

Maker:
Attributed to Giuseppe Gori (active ca. 1770–1810)
Date:
second half 18th century
Culture:
Italian, Naples
Medium:
Polychromed terracotta head; wooden limbs and wings; body of wire wrapped in tow; various fabrics
Dimensions:
H. 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.)
Classification:
Crèche
Credit Line:
Gift of Loretta Hines Howard, 1964
Accession Number:
64.164.23a–c
Not on view
Inscription: Label on left sole: e S. Martin...; label on wing: 3
Eugenio Catello , Naples, until ca. 1955 ; Loretta Hines Howard (until 1964; bequeathed to MMA)
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